2nd November: Global PA Annual Conference - The Progressive Executive PA, Climbing to New Heights
Venue: The May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, London W.1. 0930-1700 www.themayfairhotel.co.uk
The role of EAs, PAs, Senior Secretaries, Team PAs & Administrators is going through constant change in the workplace. The remit for the job role has increased dramatically in the past 10 years and the office professional sector are now required to showcase their talent in management, leadership, decision making, HR practices, marketing, recruitment and event management. Upskilling and stretching beyond perceived limitations is the cornerstone of the mission of the Global PA Association in supporting the profession through constant change. This 1 Day Conference will provide you with the learning to continue that 'stretch' in your skills, business knowledge and behaviours so that you continue to be a valuable asset within your organisation.
Keynote Speaker: Suzy Walker, Editor-in-Chief of Psychologies Magazine
We are thrilled that Suzy Walker has agreed to be our Keynote Speaker. Suzy is also a career coach, hailed as 'the top ten guru to change your life around' by the Daily Mail. Suzy has written best-selling book 'Making the Big Leap', named as one of the top ten life changing books of the year by The Independent on Sunday. her second book 'The Big Peace, published by Hay House was named as 'the ultimate guide to true contentment' by the Express Newspaper.
Suzy's Keynote Session will focus on 'How to practice radical self care in the office, fall in love with your job and make your boss work for you'.
You will learn how:
- To set an intention - how do you want to feel at work?
- To identify what you want your work life to look like?
- To focus on your strengths and the strengths of others
- To get the team and your boss bought into a new way of working
- To set boundaries and still be valued
- To think big, be a leader in your office and start the 'happiness at work' movement
Laura Willis, Co-Founder of Shine Offline. Laura's session will focus on 'How to thrive in a 24/7 connected world'. Laura will provide insights into the impact of technology on businesses and employees and the correlation with poor mental health, overwhelm, anxiety and burnout and Laura will share her own personal story of burnout. Her session will offer practical techniques and habits to apply in the workplace.
Paula Gibson, PA & Founder of Jardine Lloyd Thompson's PA Network. Paula is passionate about networking, self development and stepping out of her comfort zone in the workplace. Paula's session will focus on 'Setting up a PA Network', how to go about it, the benefits and she will share ideas and topics for PA Network sessions.
Guest Speaker: Artificial Intellignece might give you a Personal Assistant instead of taking your job'. Research has identified that many jobs could be replaced by AI, but how will it impact on the Personal Assistant profession?
Tina Benson, Managing Director, Team Tactics. Tina's session will focus on Understanding the importance of Team Building events for your team. For two decades Team Tactics have been a leading provider of unique corporate team building events and client events in and around London and the UK. From team building days, fun business events, staff entertainment, company team exercises, corporate outings and incentive days. Team Tactics events are innovatie, engaging and fun. Tina will share with the audience her expertise on what it takes to make the perfect event.
Danielle Francis, PA to the Chairman of Financial Conduct Authority. Danielle is Co-chair of the internal Business Support Network and she led on the development of the Business Support Community in FCA. She will share her insights on the Professional Development of the Business Support Community within FCA.
Rosemary Parr, Founder of Global PA Association will lead a Panel of Experts in the PA Industry on 'The Progressive PA - Climbing to New Heights in their Profession'. Over the last 11 years Rosemary has led the industry globally with ground breaking Academic Research, an Academic Partnership with Birkbeck University of London, the ILM and CPD Standards Office, raising the bar even higher for a fast evolving PA Management Professin. The Panel Discussion will give you the delegate the opportunity to express your views and engage in a lively discussion about the future for EAs & PAs.
Rosemary Parr, Founder of Global PA Association, Trainer, Coach & Holistic Practitioner: 'Working at Optimum Peak Performance - How do you employ Wellbeing and Energising Strategies into your daily role?'
Further Speakers to be announced shortly.
Reserve your Place with our Early Bird Discount. Fellow, Platinum & Associate Members: Early Bird is £225. To book email email@example.com Includes refreshments and buffet lunch
Non Members: Early Bird is £275 To book email firstname.lastname@example.org Includes refreshments and buffet lunch
10% discount available for 2 or more delegates from the same organisation.
Become a Professional Member and take advantage of our training discounts and join our monthly Coaching & Mentoring Calls (Members only).